List of Domestic Violence Services by Massachusetts County

Find resources around the Commonwealth to help you. Services available in each Massachusetts county are listed below. If it is an emergency call 911.

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General Resources

  • SafeLink is Massachusetts’ statewide 24/7 toll-free domestic violence hotline and a resource for anyone affected by domestic or dating violence.
    • 877-785-2020
    • If you are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (D/HH), please dial 711 - MassRelay Service.
    • Advocates are bilingual in English and Spanish and have access to a service that can provide translation in more than 130 languages.


  • The National Domestic Violence Hotline offers assistance and safety planning 24/7.
    • 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
    • TTY 1-800-787-3224 
    • If you’re unable to speak safely, you can chat online


  • If you, a family member, or a loved one has been the victim of a violent crime, you can fill out an application with the Victim Compensation and Assistance Division of the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office. They are able to provide financial assistance to eligible victims of violent crime for uninsured medical and dental care, mental health counseling, funeral and burial costs, and income lost due to the inability to work.


  • If you are a Deaf or Hard of Hearing victim of domestic violence, help is available.
    • The Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (MCDHH) provides services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing victims of crime.
    • The National Deaf Hotline has advocates available 24/7 for crisis intervention, education, and referrals for Deaf survivors.


Statewide - All Counties

Barnstable County

Berkshire County

Bristol County

Dukes County

Essex County

Franklin County

Hampden County

Hampshire County

Middlesex County

Nantucket County

Norfolk County

Plymouth County

Suffolk County

Worcester County

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